MONTREAL – A fundraising initiative has been launched to subsidize air-conditioners the benefit of Montreal’s low-income.
The campaign sociofinancement launched by the organization MTL Care of Air targets an initial goal of $ 5000.
“Our goal is to prevent a health crisis related to the heat in Montreal in subsidizing the purchase of air conditioners for the Montreal low-income”, said Saturday MTL Care Air.
The organizers of the quest are distributing gift cards to 50 low-income residents to help them to buy air conditioners.
The closure of public places with air conditioning because of the pandemic of sars coronavirus does that complicate the situation for a number of Montrealers, private air-conditioning, ” said MTL Care Air.
Quebec has already had two heat waves with the mercury at temperatures of to kill a cicada.
In 2018, the heat wave had made more than 90 dead in Quebec.